Electron microscopic study of mucoepidermoid carcinoma in the pancreas.

  title={Electron microscopic study of mucoepidermoid carcinoma in the pancreas.},
  author={Y. H. Ohtsuki and Tadashi Yoshino and Kiyoshi Takahashi and Hiroshi Sonobe and Keizo Kohno and Tadaatsu Akagi},
  journal={Acta pathologica japonica},
  volume={37 7},
An autopsy case of extremely rare mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the pancreas in a 58-year-old male was reported. The main tumor in the pancreatic tail associated with wide-spreading metastases, was histologically composed of squamous cancer cell nests intermingled with mucin-containing cells, but not true glandular structures except for metastatic foci in the liver. Electron microscopic findings of the main tumor revealed roughly three kinds of cancer cells, namely undifferentiated cells… CONTINUE READING
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